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September 13, 2013 2:26PM
Updated: October 15, 2013 6:03AM
Trail of Scarecrows contest: Entry for Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, “Trail of Scarecrows”, contest for children, kindergarten through fifth grade entry is open until Monday, Sept. 23. Entry is free. Register online at TaltreeTeachers.org. Guest will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite scarecrows throughout October. Prizes for the most popular scarecrows will be awarded on Saturday, Nov. 2. Taltree Arbortum & Gardens, is located at 450 W. County Road 100N. Call 462-0025 for more information.
POW/MIA Day ceremony: American Legion Memorial Riders Post 17 is hosting a 50th anniversary National POW/MIA Day ceremony from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Edward P. Robinson Community Veterans Memorial, 9710 Calumet Ave. The event features guest speakers, patriotic music and food for purchase. All proceeds benefit veterans programs through the American Legion.
Rain barrel workshop: Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway will host a rain barrel workshop from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 21. The free workshop for Gary residents will be held in the Library Conference Center.